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Jane Austen Quilt Centre Panel

I have found this great fabric piece which is the perfect size print for the Quilt Centre. It is called ‘Back Home Again’ designed by Kaye England. We have a few of these available from our ‘Store’ On this website, … Continue reading

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Jane Austen Quilt Pattern .

The Pattern is available for purchase from the ‘Store’ on this website.

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Hexagon Doll quilt

I love hexagons, and hand piecing, and English Paper peicing. This little quilt encompasses them all. The little hexagons are 1 1/4″ across. Small and cute. It is yet to have its border attached.

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Blessed Mother Mary MacKillop

Australia is this year, to have its first Saint Canonised. Mary MacKillop[founded the Order of Josephite nuns in Australia. She is one of my ‘Inspiring Women’ . As a primary school student I attended a school run by Josephite Nuns … Continue reading

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Thornfield Hall

  Currently I am reading ‘Vilette’ by Charlotte Bronte, whose novel Jane Eyre is the most famous of her writings. I am finding Vilette to be a bit of hard going, not surprised that when she sent it off to the … Continue reading

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My quilt – Convict and Colonial Heritage.

I have long had the notion of creating a quilt to commemorate my family’s convict and colonial heritage This is it so far. There will be ships appliqued in all four corners, there is a lot more piecing to be … Continue reading

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What happened to June, July, August?

Doesn’t time fly by? whether you are having fun or not! I have been doing a little sewing, not as much as I’d like unfortunately. I enrolled in a course this year and the assignments have taken up alot of … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Jane Austen

This month a patchwork friend had a ‘Biggest Ever Afternoon Tea with Jane Austen’ to rasie money for Cancer research. It was a lovely afternoon, with several varities of tea to sample, some lovely ‘bad for you food’ to enjoy … Continue reading

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Grace Snyder

Recently whilst reading No Time on My Hands by Grace Snyder (as told to Nellie Snyder Youst), I found a tribute written to her by Alice Shipley Schott. By the way this book is an interesting read. For those of … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Pink Champagne

This quilt is finished, it is only a small quilt 50″ x 60″ inches.                    Above is my Igggy puss, who is a quilt cat. If there a quilt I am working on, or one … Continue reading

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